Monday, April 12, 2021

A Texas tradition

 Here in Texas, we have a tradition every spring. That's when bluebonnets start to blanket our roadsides and fields with masses of gawjuss Texan flowers. It's a tradition for people to haul out their kids and take pictures of them in the bluebonnets. Our Best Guy is a photographer, and he complains about how hard it was in days of film to develop all those pictures with the right balance of blue flowers, human skin tones, and usually white clothes. So Momma was surprised but happy that he volunteered to get some pictures of Yours Truly in some bluebonnets he spotted near his work.

And the result?


Yeah. I know. I'm gawjuss. BOL! Thanks, Best Guy! 


PeeS: I was safely leashed during the pictures, because it was near a road, but the leash was edited out of the picture.


  1. Hari OM
    Oh, that is beyond gawjuss, Matilda... that is BEE=YOU=TEE=MOUSE!!! Well that that boy. Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

  2. Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh Matilda you look outstanding....out standing amidst
    the beautiful Texas Bluebonnets.
    Hugs Cecilia

  3. What a great photo.That one asks to be framed.

  4. Simply GORGEOUS, Matilda!!!

    Woos - Ligtning, Misty, and Timber

  5. OH.MY.DOG.!!!!! Gurl, you look FABulous my furiend!!! I do declare, that your Best Guy is one PAWSOME photographer!!!! Nows, have your Moms go and gets that framed and on your wall!
    Ruby ♥

  6. that is a wonderful tradition and you look just fantabulous!!!

  7. That's a great picture. Well done for your part in keeping up the tradition Matilda!
    Toodle pip!
    PS Back in October, Gail's American friend Marse asked if she'd liked to join her and some other friends on a cycling vacation this April based in Fredericksburg in the Hill Country in Texas, and the bluebonnets were one of the attractions. Gail would love to have gone, but of course Covid prevented that.

  8. What a beautiful shot of you, Matilda! Your purple harness compliments your gorgeous Bluebonnets perfectly!

  9. thanks for the tip Ms Banter Boxer about the leash. I might have had to comment. although we all know you are a good sit and stay girl. BOL... tell the Big Guy wild clapping going on here. you do look gawjuss gawjuss gawjuss